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June 25, 2020

It has been an extraordinary 100 days at Bridgeport Hospital. Since our first COVID-19 patient was admitted on March 14, our entire staff has done an incredible job preparing and caring for patients with the Coronavirus.  At our high point, we cared for over 240 inpatients, including 42 on mechanical ventilation and over 60 requiring…

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President’s Message – May 2020

May 22, 2020

As you enjoy the beautiful spring weather and prepare for the Memorial Day weekend, we have a very special treat to share with you. The Fairfield County Children’s Choir (FCCC) has assembled a virtual choir with children from 16 local towns singing Simon and Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” The song, released 50 years ago,…

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President’s Message – May 2020

May 13, 2020

Yesterday marked the beginning of National Nurses Week 2020. Each year, hundreds of Bridgeport Hospital patients and families express their gratitude for the compassionate care of our nurses through letters and glowing comments in patient satisfaction surveys. Their notes of appreciation have taken on even greater meaning during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example: Dear 8th…

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President’s Message – April 2020

April 27, 2020

Last Thursday, our Bridgeport first responders organized a hero’s parade for all the doctors, nurses and staff at Bridgeport Hospital. With sirens blazing, police, fire and EMS showed their appreciation and support. You can view a video of the parade here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vj_2M6e6GPM. There are signs in Fairfield County that we may be reaching the peak…

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President’s Message – April 2020

April 14, 2020

As the fight against COVID-19 enters its fifth week, we thank hundreds of individuals, families and businesses for their huge outpouring of support for Bridgeport Hospital staff caring for the sick in our community. We are so proud and pleased to announce that even as new patients arrive each day, many are recovering. In the…

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President’s Message – April 2020

April 3, 2020

“We are committed to providing safe, compassionate and equitable care of the highest standards.” – Anne Diamond, President, Bridgeport Hospital All of us at Bridgeport Hospital are adjusting to new realities as we battle the COVID-19 pandemic. To meet the tremendous surge in demand for care, we’ve added a drive-up testing station, a field tent outside the Emergency Department for…

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President’s Message – March 2020

March 27, 2020

National Doctors’ Day is March 30. Please help us say thank you to our physicians for their compassion, dedication and all they do for us, our loved ones and our community. Now more than ever, our physicians need your support. The Foundation has established an emergency fund which will provide critical support to the hospital…

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President’s Message – March 2020

March 20, 2020

We have heard from many of you asking how you can support Bridgeport Hospital, our patients, and our front line care providers during this critical time. We greatly appreciate your desire and willingness to help in a variety of ways when there is so much uncertainty. The biggest impact you can have is through a…

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President’s Message – March 2020

March 10, 2020

The spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) beyond mainland China has prompted concern about risk of transmission in the United States. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has warned Americans to prepare for potential community spread of the disease. Awareness and prevention are key to reducing possible exposure. The Foundation and Bridgeport Hospital would…

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President’s Message – March 2020

March 3, 2020

Governor Ned Lamont, Senator Chris Murphy and Senator Richard Blumenthal hosted a community forum on COVID-19 last Friday at the Milford Campus of Bridgeport Hospital Dear Valued Friend of the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation: We have heard from many of you with questions and concerns about COVID-19, commonly known as the novel Coronavirus originating in mainland…

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